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Tennessee Sales Tax Rate Changes, April 2015

  • Mar 2, 2015 | Gail Cole

 Piperton, Tennessee.

A local sales and use tax rate change has been announced for the City of Piperton, Tennessee. It is the result of a voter-approved referendum.

Effective April 1, 2015, the rate will increase from 2.25% to 2.75%. According to the Tennessee Department of Revenue, the local option tax applies to “the first $1,600 of the sale price of any single article of tangible personal property sold.” There is a local tax cap of $44 “on sales of single articles of tangible personal property.” Local tax is imposed on the total sales price of taxable services.

There is also “a state single article tax rate of 2.75% applicable to the sales price, from $1600.01 up to and including $3,200, of any item of tangible personal property.” Additional information.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.